Players Don't Seem To Like This Guy
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Earlier this season, Sports Illustrated asked 228 Major Leaguers the following question: Who is the most overrated player in baseball? Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez finished in first place. This week, Sports Illustrated has the result of a players' poll on the phoniest player in MLB. Once again, Alex Rodriguez came out on top. At least A-Rod's girlfriend, former WWE diva Torrie Wilson, likes him.
THIS Should Be An Olympic EventHere is U.S. Olympic track star Nick Symmonds trying to break the record for the Beer Mile. By beer mile, we mean drink a beer, run a quarter of a mile, drink another beer, run another quarter of a mile and so on. And, yes, there is a world record for this "event."
House Is In The HouseMeet John Taylor (aka "House"). He's just your average 6-foot-11, 500-pound football player. (Thanks to Jason, of Harrisburg, Pa,, for the link.)
Lovely Lady Of The Day
Ana Patricia Gonzalez :: Slaven Vlasic/Getty ImagesMartin, of Odenton, Md., is still pumped up by the U.S. men's soccer team winning in Mexico last week. He e-mailed to ask that I make Ana Patricia Gonzalez, a Mexican beauty queen, today's LLOD honors. Consider it done.
Tim Tebow UpdateYou'll want to see the amazing feat that the Jets backup quarterback pulled off in practice.
Sports Video Of The DayThis has been on a lot of websites this week and many of you have sent it in. It's a six minute compilation of sports' greatest moments.
Epic Radio Rant Video Of The DayFor my fellow New Yorkers -- or anyone who likes to listen to a radio host go completely nuts -- here is WFAN's Mike Francesa bludgeoning the Mets, who were swept at home by the Rockies.